Epidemiology of echinococcosis in Nepal.

  title={Epidemiology of echinococcosis in Nepal.},
  author={D. D. Joshi and Anand Ballabh Joshi and Hemant Joshi},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={28 Suppl 1},
Echinococcosis and hydatidosis is a parasitic zoonotic disease of human and animals. This disease has created public health and environment problems in all urban areas of Nepal. Based on the three year study (1993-1995) it has been revealed that the epidemiological cycle (indigenous) of Echinococcus granulosus parasite is dog-pig-dog cycle and human acquire infection accidentally through infected dog stool. However, this study has proved also the epidemiological cycle like dog-sheep-dog, dog… CONTINUE READING

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